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    If you read my last blog then you know i was hit hard when my ps3 died on me a little over a week ago. That makes a wopping 3 Xboxs and 1 ps3 dead over the span of this current gen. Say what you will to defend Microsoft and Sony just dont expect me to... More
  • Book Report: Ready Player One

    As some of you may know, I have, and read, a lot of books. Last month I clocked in around seven books, and one of them had been sitting on the shelves for several years: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. In retrospect, I have no idea why I waited so long... More
  • Cell Phones destroying us

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    Our society is completely immersed in cell phone usage. Everywhere you go, there are people on their phones, texting, surfing and talking. Question is, are cell phones helping or hurting us? Benefits helps us communicate faster helps us with everyday... More
  • The FPS Perspective

    You're in a game. Choose one, Borderlands, Call of Duty, Medal of Honor... the list goes on. I'm choosing Borderlands for this. We'll be going through how being immersed in the game would feel if I were truly a character. I just got off the... More
  • Who are you helping...

    Today we had a staff meeting at school to go over what we would do in case of an attack. I couldn't believe it. What we would do, in case of an attack? I am a teacher. Not a policeman, not a solider, I am a teacher. My job is to help kids learn about... More
  • My Thoughts on VGM

    Rockman, indeed! So, I've been meaning to do this for a week or two now. I've just been very busy doing important things that could in no way be delayed. But here it is, a little late, but no worse for wear, I hope. Pictured: Important things... More
  • 31/31 Day 11: The alien killin' dream team

    X-Com enemy unknown is my personal game of the year so far, so I have been thinking about was to up my alien killing team. But then it hit me, other characters from games would make even better teammates. So this list is kind of like expendables, but... More
  • Sometimes They Know Best


    Gamers worry about developers and publishers messing with that known, fixed, ‘perfect’ formula. There’s usually a tangible sense of excitement when something new is revealed about a hyped upcoming title. Not always though, of course.

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  • The Rise and Fall of the Singleplayer FPS Part 1: I Need A Weapon

    In every FPS game, the core gameplay is shooting your enemy with your gun. Whether you’re using a M4 Carbine or a BFG, every shooter has you shooting your enemies with all sorts of weapons. However, I’ve noticed something interesting with... More
  • Game/Fame Collisions

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    Drink deeply, you poor stiffs , of my quickie observations regarding when video games cross paths with actual, touchable, nutty-as-a-jay-bird famous people. Then regret that you can never get the time back, and go do something productive. Burnout: Lindsay... More
  • I Want To Be A Rockstar (Again)…

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    I'm not a huge music person (or audiophile if you prefer) but every now and then I'll hear a song on the radio that really gets me pumped up. Usually when this happens there is a reason for it, and that reason is because I've played the song... More
  • Range: S2 Part 6

    The next day at school Alphonse, determined to win that one game, was at the library looking at books about chess. As he was reading Mai saw him and walked over, “Hey Al, watcha reading.” “Chess.” “You play chess?”... More